Frailty and Multimorbidity in Elderly People: A Shift in Management Approach

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Frailty and multimorbidity may be regarded as a homeostatic failure of a complex system, and these conditions are commonly encountered in elderly people. The concept of “frailty” has been used to describe an individual’s biological age, and the concept of “multimorbidity” is reserved for the simultaneous presence of two or more chronic health problems in one person - See more at: http://www.clinicalgeriatrics.com/article/frailty-multimorbidity-elderly-shift-management-approach#sthash.Wx0yMBuZ.dpuf

Akner G. Frailty and multimorbidity in elderly people: a shift in management approach. Clinical Geriatrics. 2013;21(9). Published online September 23, 2013.

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